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On a Chinese Screen (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

On a Chinese Screen (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by W. Somerset Maugham
     
 

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In 1919-20, Maugham journeyed up the Yangtze River, making detailed notes as he went.  Those notes formed the basis for the fifty-eight short sketches included in this volume, each of which is a finely chiseled gem of observation and character.  Some are humorous, some poignant, some scathing, but all contain the warm humanistic genius of

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In 1919-20, Maugham journeyed up the Yangtze River, making detailed notes as he went.  Those notes formed the basis for the fifty-eight short sketches included in this volume, each of which is a finely chiseled gem of observation and character.  Some are humorous, some poignant, some scathing, but all contain the warm humanistic genius of Maugham.    

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411436220
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
415
File size:
207 KB

Meet the Author


William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was an English novelist and short story writer.  His work as a doctor brought him into contact with the lower class, about whom he was able to write so convincingly. The success of his novels and stories made him the highest paid author of the 1930s. His best-known works include The Razor's Edge and Of Human Bondage.

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